If you are not planning for retirement now or started long ago, then you may not ever be able to retire. You may not ever be able to save enough money in a retirement fund to live on it realistically. Over 40% of retirees rely on Social Security benefits as a sole source of income. Retirement should not be a
Asian aged couple meeting with real estate agent As the whole world navigates the pandemic brought by the coronavirus, many are now considering how they could care for their family should the worst come to the worst. While it isn’t always nice to really think about, protecting your properties in case of untimely death is essential, especially if
I have a friend who is being forced into phased retirement – which is kind of a slow-motion retirement. He has reduced working hours and pay. Although he may be able to draw a portion of his retirement funds early, he is quite depressed about it. For one thing, he feels he has more worth as an employee since he wasn’t fired or made to fully retire.
Allen Francis was an academic advisor, librarian, and college adjunct for many years with no money, no financial literacy, and no responsibility when he had money. To him, the phrase “personal finance,” contains the power that anyone has to grow their own wealth. Allen is an advocate of best personal financial practices including focusing on your needs instead of your wants, asking for help when you need it, saving and investing in your own small business.
Retirement is about the strategic endurance of personal savings and finances throughout retirement. Strategic financial calculations and planning must be undertaken to ensure that senior citizens don’t have to worry about any standard of livings or medical cost while retired. The failure to appreciate such considerations early in life is why terms such as, “semi-retired,” and “working retired,” exist. The
Nowadays, we're faced with a number of retirement challenges, with only a select demographic of elderly people able to retire comfortably, solvent, and never having to work again. The standards of living, the economic realities of business, and stagnant working-class wages mean that many workers may never get to retire. Retirement Challenges Over 40% of all people who expect to
New Study Shows More Retirees Unable to Stay Solvent Bankruptcy is a painful process at any point in life, but it’s especially excruciating when you are at or near retirement age. There’s no time to recover and build retirement income.